Nazareth Hospital EMMS

Healing in the name of Jesus since 1861
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Neonatal Care Department

Department for follow-up and treatment of premature infants that has received a distinction from the Israeli Health Ministry for the third year in a row.

Dr. Yousef Nijim

Neonatal and Pediatric Medicine

Dr. Nijim is a physician with 26 years’ experience. He is a Pediatrician since 1993 and in Neonatal Medicine since 1998. Dr. Nijim received his Master’s degree in Medical Facilities Management in 2018. He led the Neonatal Care Department from being ranked seventh in the International Classification of the Israeli Health Ministry, to second place for two consecutive years.

Ikhlas Saliba Samaan

Ms. Samaan has been the Nurse in Charge in the Neonatal Care Department for 24 years. She has contributed to upgrading the department at various levels. Previously, she worked as a midwife for 8 years.

Specialist Doctors

Dr Yosef Nijim

Neonatal and Pediatric Medicine

Dr Jeries Jammlieh

Dr Amen Adawi

Dr Asaad Khoury

Services Offered

  • Small-Sized Pre-Term Infants Care
  • General Surgery for Preterm Infants
  • Cardiac Stress Test
  • Brain Surgery
  • Skull Expansion Surgery to allow Brain room to grow

Visiting Hours



Training Doctors: 2